Articles by: Grade 6

LOAD-SHEDDING? Not in Grade 6.

LOAD-SHEDDING? Not in Grade 6.

The Grade 6s have undertaken the study of electricity in Thematics Studies. They have learnt all about what electricity is, what an atom looks like, the three main rules of electricity and so many more FUN and exciting tasks! With our  communities facing load-shedding, the Grade 6s knowledge about the current crisis should be  keeping them well aware and informed. Our informative clips,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Our Grade Six pupils have been getting to know themselves and their peers in our Conflict in Africa theme this year. They are at the precipice of becoming teenagers and now they need to find tools to ensure that they taste success when interacting with staff, peers and friends at our school. We encourage our Grade Sixes to know their[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Healthy life, Happy… me!

Healthy life, Happy… me!

Grade 6 has started off with a bang! We, as teachers, are aware how vital this year is, and how important it is for us to accept ourselves and others. In Thematics we are discussing body image and self-esteem, to teach our kids to look at themselves in a positive light. We began with a class discussion to understand the difference between[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
‘n Lekker Storie….

‘n Lekker Storie….

’n Lekker Storie The Grade 6 learners had the opportunity to learn more about writing stories in Afrikaans. There was great excitement in discussing the different genres and giving examples that the whole class agreed on. We started off the lesson by reading an example of a comic strip and then translating it. Thereafter they had to write their own story[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
What to eat or what not to eat? … That is the question.

What to eat or what not to eat? … That is the question.

Grade 6 has been dealing with food processing and healthy-eating styles. Each group had to study a particular eating style or diet and discuss its pros and cons. It is amazing that at this tender age children are being given the tools for making healthy choices. Not only are their fruit and vegetable snack and lunch monitored but they are[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 Science Week – Bouncy Egg Experiment

Grade 6 Science Week – Bouncy Egg Experiment

Science Week! In Grade 6 we decided to experiment with eggs and vinegar to prove a hypothesis that eggs could bounce if it is pickled in vinegar for a period of four days. Below are comments from our children in the various classes with regard to their experiences during the experiments.       Comment from Grade 6 Brenner: Finding out[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Uncategorized
Grade 6 Ignition Field Trip to Stellenbosch

Grade 6 Ignition Field Trip to Stellenbosch

An Ignition Field Trip that had the Grade 6s waiting with excitement! After a slow start to the morning with traffic being backed-up due to an accident on route, this trip was definitely worth the wait. On arrival, the children were lost in the little town of Stellenbosch. The question of the moment amongst one another were, “Are we there yet?”. Eventually[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 EXPOses Science to InterSen Phase

Grade 6 EXPOses Science to InterSen Phase

“Colour symphony… lava in a cup… bending bones with vinegar” These are just some of the amazing experiments that were conducted by our Grade 6s in Science Expo Week. Assigned with the task to find an experiment to conduct: The Grade 6 co-operative groups researched and compiled hypotheses, restraints and variables that would impact the outcome of their experiments. Each co-operative[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
PASSIONATELY POWERFUL Presentations!

PASSIONATELY POWERFUL Presentations!

Over the past few weeks the Grade 6s, along with the Grade 4s and Grade 5s, have been working very hard on atopic that they absolutely love. The learners were set the task of designing and presenting a Keynote on ” I am Passionate about…” There was great excitement at the thought that they can choose “any” topic they liked. Immediately they were[Read More…]

by August 16, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade Six E-COLOUR Poems

Grade Six E-COLOUR Poems

Our Grade 6 pupils have been getting to know themselves through our Conflict in Africa theme this year. We have spoken about many things that have touched their lives and have helped create insight into the changes in these amazing pupils. This past week SVPS has been touching base with our E-Colours and the Grade 6 pupils have managed to summarise their E-Colour[Read More…]

by August 3, 2018 Grade 6, Primary